Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Let's turn our attention to more optimistic things

Such as Jordan Lyles dominating the Express, despite the Express winning the exhibition 2-0.

His line:
5.2IP, 5H/1ER, 3K - 69 pitches.

Hooks manager Wes Clements:
“So much for his age, but he’s a pitcher and the ball doesn’t know anybody’s age. He was consistently in the zone and his command was very good.”

Lyles:
“It was a pretty good outing, I’d say. My mindset today was just working on my fastball and getting it down in the zone, and I think I did a pretty good job of that. It felt pretty good to come out here and compete with our team for the first time. I didn’t have the pitch count in my mind. I just went out there, attacked hitters and tried to work on things. I felt I did that with attacking the zone.”

Shane Loux was the winning pitcher for the Express, throwing 5IP, 2H/0ER, 4K:0BB.

Jimmy Van Ostrand was 2x3 for Round Rock, while Koby hit a deep fly to the warning track, narrowly missing a homer.

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